Opening Endless Portals With Ka Baird

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. Every time Ka Baird puts new music into the world, I know I’ll be surprised. She is unmoved by boundaries and unconcerned by expectations, singularly following a path of her own. I first heard her as part of the inimitable Spires That in the Sunset Rise, but her solo practice … Continue reading Opening Endless Portals With Ka Baird

Ka Baird & Pekka Airaksinen “FRKWYS Vol. 17: Hungry Shells”

RVNG’s FRKWAYS series has helped facilitate so many essential intergenerational collaborations I never knew I needed. On the latest, they strike gold again with Ka Baird and Pekka Airaksinen. Given Airaksinen’s passing six months after Hungry Shells was recorded, the album has an added layer of importance to it. Airaksinen and Baird created Hungry Shells in Utrecht in 2019, written and recorded around rehearsals for their performance at Le … Continue reading Ka Baird & Pekka Airaksinen “FRKWYS Vol. 17: Hungry Shells”

Pauline Anna Strom “Angel Tears in Sunlight”

I still remember the first time I heard Pauline Anna Strom’s Trans-Millenia Consort album and being completely mesmerized. It was in the late ‘00s or early ‘10s when kosmische-tinged synthesizer music was anywhere and everywhere, but as soon as “Emerald Pool” gently flowed through my speakers, I knew I was hearing something different, something special. Strom was a world builder and astral traveler and her … Continue reading Pauline Anna Strom “Angel Tears in Sunlight”